How a community comes together to protect the San Marcos River and its surrounding landscape.
A watershed is an area of land that holds and drains water down to a body of water. The San Marcos Watershed contains and drains to the San Marcos River. Management of a watershed requires a holistic approach: water quality, land use, community engagement, and many other considerations and datasets are used to determine how to protect the environment.
The health of the San Marcos River is regularly monitored by trained citizen scientist groups.
Considerations for the balance of natural areas and development in the growing city of San Marcos.
People of all ages and backgrounds come together to protect the San Marcos Watershed.